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Draft Scout Matt Barkley News
10/20/16 - QB Matt Barkley replaced Brian Hoyer (broken left arm) but had no answers as Aaron Rodgers and the Packers got rolling in the second half and won 26-10. Barkley, who joined the Bears' practice squad on Sept. 5, was 6 of 15 for 81 yards and two interceptions. "He hasn't been with us for that long," coach John Fox said of Barkley. "We did bring him up from the practice squad when Jay got hurt. He's been learning the offense. He doesn't get all of the starting reps, like most backup quarterbacks in this league. We had a couple of changeups as far as in our line that we adjusted with. But, all in all, I think he held in there and did about as well as he could."
09/22/16 - QB Matt Barkley was added to the 53-man roster of the Chicago Bears, who anticipate starter Jay Cutler being sidelined for multiple games with a sprained thumb. Barkley will back up Brian Hoyer at Dallas.
09/05/16 - QB Matt Barkley was added to the Chicago Bears' practice squad.
He was originally drafted in the fourth round by Philadelphia in 2013. He was waived on Saturday by the Arizona Cardinals.
09/04/16 - QB Matt Barkley was among the final 22 players released by the team when it reduced its roster to the final 53. Barkley wound up leading all NFL quarterbacks with 660 passing yards in the preseason.
08/29/16 - QB Matt Barkley, who is trying to make the roster as the third-stringer behind Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton, will likely play the entire game on Thursday when the Cardinals wrap up the preseason against the visiting Denver Broncos. So far, he's been only average. "The same ups and downs," coach Bruce Arians said. "He has some really bright spots and some really poor spots. He's got to eliminate the poor spots and the inaccurate throws that are interceptions.